Tuesday, March 20, 2001
Definitions for sartorial
- Of or relating to a tailor or to tailoring.
- Of or relating to clothing, or style or manner of dress.
- [Anatomy] Of or relating to the sartorius muscle.
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Citations for sartorial
His sartorial style runs toward jeans, Hawaiian shirts and cowboy boots, and he favors the grizzled, haven't-shaven-in-days look.
She probably sensed that he had married her for her beautiful dark eyes and sartorial splendor -- and she may now have regretted the plumed hats and luxurious fur collars she had worn seductively in her youth.
Origin of sartorial
Sartorial derives from Latin sartor, "a patcher, tailor," from sartus, past participle of sarcire, "to patch, to mend."